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UMC researcher leading international study about memory and aging

By LYNN LOFTON  A University of Mississippi Medical Center researcher is part of an international team doing important work to identify the gene that underlies healthy information processing. The research is the first step toward knowledge that can help understand cognitive age and age-related illnesses, such as Alzheimer’s disease. Tom Mosley, M.D., is part of a consortium of investigators around ...

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UMMC to expand AirCare service with new helicopter in Grenada

Addition of a third AirCare helicopter, which would be based at UMMC Grenada this spring, promises to save lives by quickly transporting patients to hospitals while providing advanced-life-support services en route. AirCare, the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s emergency flight service, bases its current helicopters at the main UMMC campus in Jackson and at Key Field in Meridian. “This expansion ...

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AG rules UMC not exempt from CON law

But health department may have the ability to make exceptions to the rule Seven Jackson area hospitals urging the Attorney General to withdraw his opinion exempting University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMC) from state certificate of need (CON) law got what they wanted — sort of. In a June 9 decision, Attorney General Jim Hood said that under Mississippi law, ...

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